Obama, the world, and Africa: Thoughts on African American politics and the 2012 presidential election

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Abstract

The article discusses President Barack Obama's troubling foreign policy as it relates to Africa and the Arab Spring; the apparent disinterest amongst African Americans in U.S. military intervention in Libya and unrest in Mali; and the need for building new, internationally focused Black movements in the United States as we look to and beyond the 2012 presidential election.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-37
Number of pages10
JournalSouls
Volume14
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Keywords

  • 2012 presidential election
  • Africa
  • Arab spring
  • Barack Obama
  • International solidarity
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Muammar Qaddafi

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Sociology and Political Science

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